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Calendar Of Events Events

Written by on May 16, 2013


Thursday 5/16


   United HomeCare hosts the 19th annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards dinner honoring citizens and organizations that have contributed to the needs of the elderly and/or the disabled in Miami-Dade County. Confirmed award recipients are Manny Diaz, Lydecker; Diaz attorneys; Gladys Reed, executive vice president/market president, BankUnited; John A. Rock, MD, founding dean and senior vice president for health affairs, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; Cesar Conde, Univision Networks; Anitere Flores, the Florida Senate; Rene Garcia, the Florida Senate; and Linda S. Quick, president, South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association. 5:45 p.m. cocktail reception & silent auction. 7 p.m. dinner. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $300. Details: (305) 238-0875 or or


   The YWCA-Miami presents "The Power of Persimmon," a cocktail networking fundraiser event honoring community and professional contributors. 6-8 p.m. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, Pearl Room, Miami Beach. $50 in advance. Details: (305) 377-9922 ext. 203 or or

Monday 5/20


   The 18th annual "Ministering to the Elderly Conference" presents "Meaningful Moments — Holding On While Letting Go," an examination of the challenges facing baby boomers as aging caregivers. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Miami Jewish Health Systems’ Ruby Auditorium, 5200 NE Second Ave., Miami. $35. Details: (786) 866-8611 or

Tuesday 5/21


   The Haute Tea luncheon features a champagne reception followed by a three-course lunch. Attendees also enjoy a fashion presentation by Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour, as well as a silent auction. Hats and heels are encouraged. Prizes will be awarded for the finest hats of the day. Benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute. Noon. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, 9703 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. $135 per person. Details: (954) 964-4040 or

Wednesday 5/22


   Miami-Dade County’s Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources Business Affairs Division hosts a seminar on "Landlord-Tenant Law," designed to educate landlords, property managers, tenants and lawyers about leases and the procedures involved in an eviction process. 1-3 p.m. West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd., Kendall. $10. Details:

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